Friars Fall To Georgetown In Regular-Season Finale, 74-48

Feb. 25, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Providence College women's basketball team fell to Georgetown in its regular-season finale, 74-48, on Feb. 25 in Washington, D.C. Jovana Nogic (Belgrade, Serbia) paced the Friars with 25 points.

Georgetown finished the first quarter on a 14-0 run to take an 18-4 lead at the break. Eleven of the Hoyas' 18 points came off of 10 Providence turnovers.

The Friars were scoreless for a total of 11:03 from the 7:07 mark of the first quarter until Olivia Orlando (Winthrop, Mass.) scored on a lay-up with 6:04 left in the second quarter. Orlando's bucket halted a 20-0 run by Georgetown and cut the Hoyas' lead to 24-6. The Hoyas took a 36-19 lead into the locker room at halftime.

The Hoyas maintained a comfortable cushion with a 38-29 scoring advantage in the second half.

Nogic hit 20+ points for the 11th time this season, as she shot 9-17 from the field, including 5-11 from three-point territory. Orlando completed the day with nine points and seven boards. Maddie Jolin (Rehoboth, Mass.) added seven points, five assists and a team-high eight rebounds.

The Friars will travel to Chicago, Ill. to compete in the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Championship, scheduled for March 3-6 at Wintrust Arena. Providence enters the tournament as the No. 9 seed and will face No. 8 seed Butler at 4:00 p.m. The league office will release an official bracket upon completion of all regular-season games this afternoon.

- GO FRIARS! -

 

 

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